Two JNI cards, want both to see Hitachi disks and StorageTek Powderhorn tape drives

Two JNI cards, want both to see Hitachi disks and StorageTek Powderhorn tape drives

Post by Ad » Sun, 18 Nov 2001 01:02:09



Have two JNI cards in a sun3000 running solaris 2.6 - kernel level 29.
 These are the FC64w/1063 variety.  We can see our tape drives just
fine - they are 9840b and in our fcaw.conf we have "nonjni" set for
our def_hba_binding parameter.  Also, we tried persistent binding in
our sd.conf.  Stil cannot see the disks.

Basically in a nutshell we want to make both cards see both disks and
tape drives.  We're on a McData director and our zone for our hitachi
is included in the zone for the tape drives - and still can't see the
disk drives.

Tonight we're trying out having our sd.conf
have entries in it for persistent binding of:

name="sd" class="scsi" target=25 lun=0 hba="fcaw2"
wwnn="500060e80188dd08";
name="sd" class="scsi" target=25 lun=1 hba="fcaw2"
wwnn="500060e80188dd08";

Where wwnn is the ww node name - according to JNI you must either have
wwpn for ww port name or ww node name - in this case from our dmesg
output we they are equal to eachother..

dmesg | grep fcaw
fcaw2:  Target 25 Lun 0: Port 220813
(500060e80188dd08:500060e80188dd08) not pr.
fcaw2:  Target 25 Lun 1: Port 220813
(500060e80188dd08:500060e80188dd08) not pr.

Also in the fcaw.conf - the scsi_prove_delay is set to 5000

scsi_probe_delay = 5000;

The scsi_probe_delay WAS set to 0...

Any info on this topic would be much appreciate - and as I read in
another posting, the vendors have not been much help..

Thanks in advance, - - ACS

 
 
 

Two JNI cards, want both to see Hitachi disks and StorageTek Powderhorn tape drives

Post by Ad » Wed, 21 Nov 2001 04:53:29



> Have two JNI cards in a sun3000 running solaris 2.6 - kernel level 29.
>  These are the FC64w/1063 variety.  We can see our tape drives just
> fine - they are 9840b and in our fcaw.conf we have "nonjni" set for
> our def_hba_binding parameter.  Also, we tried persistent binding in
> our sd.conf.  Stil cannot see the disks.

> Basically in a nutshell we want to make both cards see both disks and
> tape drives.  We're on a McData director and our zone for our hitachi
> is included in the zone for the tape drives - and still can't see the
> disk drives.

> Tonight we're trying out having our sd.conf
> have entries in it for persistent binding of:

> name="sd" class="scsi" target=25 lun=0 hba="fcaw2"
> wwnn="500060e80188dd08";
> name="sd" class="scsi" target=25 lun=1 hba="fcaw2"
> wwnn="500060e80188dd08";

> Where wwnn is the ww node name - according to JNI you must either have
> wwpn for ww port name or ww node name - in this case from our dmesg
> output we they are equal to eachother..

> dmesg | grep fcaw
> fcaw2:  Target 25 Lun 0: Port 220813
> (500060e80188dd08:500060e80188dd08) not pr.
> fcaw2:  Target 25 Lun 1: Port 220813
> (500060e80188dd08:500060e80188dd08) not pr.

> Also in the fcaw.conf - the scsi_prove_delay is set to 5000

> scsi_probe_delay = 5000;

> The scsi_probe_delay WAS set to 0...

> Any info on this topic would be much appreciate - and as I read in
> another posting, the vendors have not been much help..

> Thanks in advance, - - ACS

Fyi - this past weekend it worked !  It had to do with increasing the
/etc/system kernel object memory space.  Once we did this we were able
to see disks from both hbas.    Make sure you include the wwn of the
frameside fiber cards and the wwn of the host side hbas in your zone
which should belong to the zone set for your tape drives.

Then host side use persistent binding  - each disk has four entries:

as in :

name="sd" class="scsi" target=25 lun=37 hba="fcaw0"
wwnn="500060e80188ee18";
name="sd" class="scsi" target=25 lun=37 hba="fcaw0"
wwnn="500060e80188ee08";
name="sd" class="scsi" target=25 lun=37 hba="fcaw2"
wwnn="500060e80188ee08";
name="sd" class="scsi" target=25 lun=37 hba="fcaw2"
wwnn="500060e80188ee18";

where fcaw0 is one hba and fcaw2 is the other hba...  and the wwnn for
both frameside ports (we're using two framside) is included...

and basically that's it...

 
 
 

1. Two JNI cards, want both to see Hitachi disks and StorageTek Powderhorn tape drives

Have two JNI cards in a sun3000 running solaris 2.6 - kernel level 29.
 These are the FC64w/1063 variety.  We can see our tape drives just
fine - they are 9840b and in our fcaw.conf we have "nonjni" set for
our def_hba_binding parameter.  Also, we tried persistent binding in
our sd.conf.  Stil cannot see the disks.

Basically in a nutshell we want to make both cards see both disks and
tape drives.  We're on a McData director and our zone for our hitachi
is included in the zone for the tape drives - and still can't see the
tape drives.

Tonight we're trying out having our sd.conf
have entries in it for persistent binding of:

name="sd" class="scsi" target=25 lun=0 hba="fcaw2"
wwnn="500060e80188dd08";
name="sd" class="scsi" target=25 lun=1 hba="fcaw2"
wwnn="500060e80188dd08";

Where wwnn is the ww node name - according to JNI you must either have
wwpn for ww port name or ww node name - in this case from our dmesg
output we they are equal to eachother..

dmesg | grep fcaw
fcaw2:  Target 25 Lun 0: Port 220813
(500060e80188dd08:500060e80188dd08) not pr.
fcaw2:  Target 25 Lun 1: Port 220813
(500060e80188dd08:500060e80188dd08) not pr.

Also in the fcaw.conf - the scsi_prove_delay is set to 5000

scsi_probe_delay = 5000;

The scsi_probe_delay WAS set to 0...

Any info on this topic would be much appreciate - and as I read in
another posting, the vendors have not been much help..

Thanks in advance, - - ACS

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